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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> a city declared bankruptcy what is means for employees counting o pensions. >> zoned out. what it means for. >> we have no problem nothing to hide. the iranian foreign minister when it comes to nuclear cape capability his cup wil country e transparent. >>> what would you pay? imagine owning a picasso for a bargain basement price. >> it's official detroit the nation's once fourth largest city is bankrupt. the judge said they could move forward with bankruptcy proceeding and try to get out from under dollars in debt. the city's city manager says he will present his plan next year. dianes a he is atdiane is in det ruling. john he wants that plan to be as human as possible. but all creed tors creditors coa financial haircut. the judge gives detroit state emergencieemergency manager to t pensions and sell city assets outside the city workers protested. they called the ruling a death sentence for detroit. >> services for city residents will be slashed and our pensions will be on the chopping block. our art institute and water department may be sold off. the judge said bankruptc bankrue the on
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
. san francisco was a key player in the yemz story. we realized that yelp might work in cities around the world with yelp in 23 criteria's we need a little bit more desk space. yelp has 17 hundred employees 8 hundred in sf. we're committed to growing the local economy and maintaining a strong connection to our san francisco lines. when looking for a new headquarters it was location, location, location. we needed somewhere to provide easy access to lots of local businesses and restaurants and remain convenient for mass transit riders and bike riders a lot of our employees ride bikes. combrem is pack at about local plays and celebrate the distinct active and unique. we want to have this into a more than workplace. talking of resident at the 130 montgomery is an important milestone. we'll celebrate our tenth anniversary next year. i'm privileged to introduce yelp leader our 2kwishd nancy pelosi (clapping.) and what on a honor to be your representative in congress. thank you jeremy. your leadership and your sense of community and for staying in san francisco. i'm honored to join you and y
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am EST
thing. tesla could be back, david. >> off its highs but still off 193% this year. >> solar city, tesla, the three big printers, especially voxel jet, they are not bound by the four walls of the abstract canvas. those abstract paintings go for a lot of money. >> you love that damian hearse. you'll take it all day long. >> i had a printer rothko. >> what do i know? i'm not about modern art. >> what i am about is that opening bell and it's coming up. more "squawk on the street" after this. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. who found a magic seashell. it told him what was happening on the trading floor in real time. ♪ the shell brought him great fame. ♪ but then, one day, he noticed that everybody could have a magic seashell. [ indistinct talking ] [ male ann
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
. workers in 100 cities nationwide say they will walk off the job, demanding higher pay. [ chants ] >> the strike is the latest move in a campaign starting months ago. in fact, this was the scene at one protest in august. fast food workers want the wages raised to $15 per hour. the median in the industry is more than $9. about $18,500 a year. anti-government protesters in ukraine are getting support from three former presidents. in a statement they expressed sol darity. it included former president victor uushanko. weeks of protests show no signs of letting up in kiev. there is a lot at stake. >> the crowds on the streets of key eve hope to change their country's future. ukraine, the name translated into english as on the boarder is that. divided between a pro-russian east and a europe een leading west. the sheer number of people coming out in the ukraine resulting in some of the largest pro-e.u. rallies, but also violence on europe. >> speaking in brussels during a nato summit. secretary of state john kerry called on the government to take heed. >> we urged the ukrainian governme
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
workers in 100 cities promise to hit the streets to demand higher pay. >> emergency response, what authorities are learning from the desperate 911 calls played dur the newtown massacre. >>> a brutal winter blast. we begin tonight with inequality in the economy and the dangers to young americans. president obama says 10% of the population is now taking home half of the nation's income. he warns the growing canyon between rich and poor is destroying the economy, and threatening the american dream. president obama -- >> the top 20%, has about a two in three chance of staying at or near the top. a child born into the bottom 20% has a less than one in 20 shot at making i.t. to th -- making o the top. he's ten times modifier likely to stay where he is. >> president obama states statistics that shows the average american income is shrinking. the president asked the congress to raise the minimum to $7.10 an hour. encouraging government dependence. white house correspondent mike viqueria joins us with more. mike, why the speech and why now? >> it's a great question john. first of all the fa
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
by the annenberg/cpb project this is siena, a wonderfully preserved medieval city in central italy. at its heyday around 1300, it was one of the most civilized and prosperous places in europe. siena and other italian city-states can stand as a new beginning in our story of western art. hitherto, the old medieval world view had, put simply, divided the classes of society into the aristocracy at the top, the church, and the laboring peasantry at the bottom. in places like this, we see for the first time a new class, conscious of its own identity-- the merchants. these cities were no longer controlled by feudal lords. they were republics. here in siena, several thousand citizens were eligible for election to the governing bodies which met down there in the palazzo publica. and in the palazzo, there is a fresco painted in the 1340s which encapsulates their faith in the secular arts of government, in the moderating power of reason in human society. it's called the effects of good government. this marvous fresco, painted by ambrogio lorenzetti, was the first panoramic landscape on this scale in western
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
light and life and light in the city and the lights and the lifestyle. what is your perception of the connection between the two in each finger. why anyone thinks that it's yes i think our own server. those revenues. cp world so that he did concede that the bowman of the cd original building course the two small parts on at the same time. we can go the lights he has become sort of offence that night p and without consciously on being aware of the key tells of the night you could die and ict you know i can eat own we believe that life has a great impact on both our individual level and is about as the society of the next and so on. we hope to. on the awareness of mike tindall and my weekend we have better living and i'm inside them ok and the people would start the program today for example what happened number of very skilled technicians who would try to fix the light in our studio in sydney today you a night when we appear on the hill that they would know that better than we actually are. and the oatmeal the same kind of concept applies in delight and two other you know every
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government forces, and the post soviet leaders issued solidarity. one is viktor yushenko, coming to power after the orange revolution in 2004. >> the protest scores have persisted for weeks. barnaby phillips reports from kiev. foreign ministers from across europe have come to kiev. this was a scheduled meeting of the osce. it's not in relation to the political crisis specifically, but you can imagine at that meeting ukraine is bound to feature and there'll be different preaches. for example, the general j the polish and the swedish for instances have been outspoken critic much russia's policy towards ukraine. but sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister is here, and yesterday he condemned what he called n.a.t.o. inference
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
. lebanon's army sets up check points across the northern part of triply. a city on its knees, the city is eligible for bankruptcy. london with all the news from europe, including ukraine's prime minister with those talks the demonstrations continue. and from the ballet to being behind bars, the dancer jailed for an acid attack. french scientists have found more than ten times the level in his chest bone, but say he wasn't poisoned. al jazeera has been briefed on their study into samples taken from arafat's exhumed body, and they conclude he died from a hemorrhage in his brain. clayton swisher has the latest from pace. >> here in paris, nearly a year after yasir arafat's body was resumed, they have made available to mrs. arafat and the legal team, the results of their own report into the skeleton remains. ard cooing to the report, people who have seen it, the french are saying that arafat had brain hemorrhage and digestive infection that caused his death, they say that they are not able to affirm that chromium called his death. that of course, is at odds with what swiss scientists said
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency manager, kevin orr, has said the city is now using 40 cents of every dollar collected to pay its debts. he warns that figure could rise to 65 cents without bankruptcy relief. >> major cuts in retirement benefits for thousands of state employees, and retirees, the legislature approved a bill that also raises the state retirement age. it is the latest effort to help
Dec 8, 2013 5:30am PST
the time you're watching it to you. the city. with the stereo. bob you learn new wing will. the us the salad to wait for it at that spring is arriving with simple african republic a good look at least i will buy. global government transparency takes to the state and probably had something to be seeking protection. i do type when i'm gone. philippine authorities are still searching for what he did and it was good but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad. welcome to use update on cctv used to live to beijing for the second time in the year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skatepark recent reports from the capital. bindi. anyway next to the airport in the central african republic capital crime team. the theme for protection things to look into extinction that. from the dumping extrem
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
's look back on the day's events right in the center of the ukrainian capital. in the city center it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protestors. all day people came in, just have a liquor enjoy the food and hot drinks, or -- look, or enjoy the food and hot drinks. the carpet won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> translator: the way to resolve this crisis is through early presidential and parliamentary elections. we want a new confidence resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show that police were at times brutal in their treatment of protestors and journalists. anton was among dozens who were beaten by police. this is all that's left of his camera. officials say 35 were hurt by police, some in hospital. grim routine of life and a cold winter, this is where we met tatiana, selling cabbage and very much in favor of political change.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
saying essentially the came thing. they were able to get in very high profile areas in the city, but he said the fight is not over. and in some respect it will kick back in again after the king's birthday on thursday. >>> reports from north korea suggests that the leader has sacked an important power broker. gerald tan reports that it has government officials in south korea wondering how this could effect the future leadership. i'm sorry, we seem to have loss that report, we'll get back to it as soon as we can -- time now to cross to london for the news from europe. let's join lauren taylor. >>> thank you very much. starting with events in ukraine where the opposition has tried but failed to force a vote of no confidence. but the prime minister has apologized by some of the violence by riot police. demonstrators keep up the pressure on the government. our correspondent is in independence square. rory over to you. >> reporter: in the end, lauren, it wasn't even very close, the opposition are a minority in the european parliament. they needed to push through a boundary of 225 votes to get
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
york mayor-elect bill deblasio appointed former new york city police commissioner, william bratton. he served during the giuliani administration during the mid 1990s but he was fired. liz: ford unveiled the new version of eye coon nick mustang, it will go on sale at the 50th anniversary of the launch of iconic mustang. time fore"after the bell." david: i have should mention by the way the floorboard of the '67 mustang that chris noth had was not there. it rusted out. we were looking at road beneath our feet. what you do in college, crazy stuff. we have lee munson, portfolio manager, chief investment officer will explain why he doesn't think the fed will taper soon no matter how strong the economic data. we have tim mullen in the pits. tim i want to start with you. the looks like the market is ready for a good jobs report, perhaps, as a result earlier tapering than we thought, correct. >> that is the thought in the market action but when you look at bond market and the way the selloff ended i think there is hesitation. if we get a jobs number there is no certainty fed will stop anytime
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
stop the deadly violence. >> frozen solid - major american cities at a standstill as an ice storm drifts across the country. >> his spirit and yours - as a family we commit ourselves to uphold and be guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their grief as the world mourns. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service next week. >> hello, welcome no al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live from new york city. reinforcements on the town in trying to end the violence. nearly 400 people have been killed in the fighting in the past three days. france is dispatching more than 1,000 troops and the african union plans to double its forces. 10,000 have fled the capital. officials ordered everyone off the streets of bangui. for the latest on the crisis we start in bangui. a warning - you may find some of these images disturbing. >> french soldiers on food patrol in bangui. this is new to the city and welcomeded by men. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. at the moment there's no food o
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
manage to escape but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad the welcome news update on cctv use optical it to beijing for the second time in a year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skate park and since reports from the capital times. living in maine next to the airport in the central african country capital crime team. keeping the protection of things to look into extinction that from the dumping its treat them that in the ca are pending in the twelve hundred strong force. just now was tough to win a new land backing for the nation. that topic. to protect the baby and restore humanitarian access and stabilize the country i would be reinforced today and tonight my mission would be too much tomato plants inside but they ended up starting side the countryside to two of its offshore presence.
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
in cities like dallas. heavy snow, ice, freezing rain and brutal winds lashed the central part of the country. the south bore the brunt of this brutal weather system. in dallas, and major southern cities, temperatures remain below freezing turning sleet and slush to hard ice, up to one inch on some roadways, making everyday drives treacherous trips. >> watch out, everybody, here it comes. >> i've only seen it worse like this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> reporter: hundreds of traffic accidents reported since friday causing extensive delays, closing i-35 several times up to ten hours. >> you try change lanes and you're going sideways. >> reporter: in ohio this public bus lost control and slams right into a parked car but sliding down the rest of the road sideways. across arkansas and texas, utility crews are scrambling to clear ice encrusted power lines, as more than 200,000 customers remain without power. airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights today, with more than half of those flying through dallas, stranding 4,000 people. one traveler recorded this cell
Dec 4, 2013 4:30pm PST
. and why are they using city parks to restore somethings that's negative. it's something which somebody declared to be nature which presumably has been grown here 1 hundred years why not 5 hundred why not many years ago. herb acids are toxic and more toxic by the nature areas has increased and dramaticly since the 2009. i gave my chat so i don't know remember it's 5 times more than it was before and complaining about it i pay a number on this no's they told you oh, according t the manufacturer it is save and the courts upheld the federal and state find for the attorneys it's not by any stretch of the illness as safe as table salt. it's clarified as tier two and spreads and didn't breakdown easily. it's breakdown is toxic and it's been 3w5u7bd from europe and neighborhoods are fighting against it being used in california. thank you very much. thank you, very much. >> i'm asking it to be discontinued. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> still mothers calling on congress to reform the chemical laws the actor lead the way and she's worried about the chemicals kids are exposures to eve
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
to be fair and a public comment. this is for public comment oh, come on up >> excuse me. hi deputy city attorney john. it's not illegal prohibited but the fact of this commission once a applicant speaks you ask them not to come up again on public comment but anyone has the right to participate in public comment. >> so excuse me. - and i would have said more easily i was told i had 2 minutes i would have brought guest speakers but the recommendations i speak 2 to 3 minutes i typically don't bring guest speakers if that i can have a few more minutes. >> i'm you had the opportunity. >> typically you got a couple of minutes we don't get a lot of guest speakers. >> we'll let pub go by and give you a chance to respond. >> any other public comments. i'm overview related brandon on behalf of mr. moedz i've known as a coworker for a number of years. i've served on the advisory broadway brfd for a number of years and moses came after that he was a sterile part of the board. i'm surprised the committee functions at a higher level. a lot of stance he does the official work that a lot of peopl
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am EST
these devices which look extraordinarily like modern ipads, and if you were sending a message within the city of rome, then rather than using a piece of papyrus, you might use a wax tablet which was reusable. it was a wooden frame, and it had wax in the middle, and you would scratch your message using a stylus, and then you would send this message by messenger across the city, and the recipient would write tear answer underneath, and it would be brought back to you. and cicero refers to this. it was sort of roman texting, and it was also used as a note pad, and people looked to write using these things. they're exactly the same size and shape as a modern ipad. there's even a one-inch-wide frame around the outside. and there was also an example of roman murals where people were depicted holding what looked like, frankly, smartphones. and because they're using these very small wax tablets as notebooks, so it's one of these other unexpected connections between the way we do things today and the way the romans did it 2,000 years ago. >> host: and tom standage, you talk about the fact that the rom
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the protests in the center of the city in defiance of their government calling for its resignation. and waving the flag of the european union in many cases. tonight the protesters have had a boost. the german ambassador has arrived. he was due for a conference, and he has met with opposition leaders and said ukraine's route to europe is still hope. i would imagine that the group behind me would be happy about that. >> reporter: the churches of kiev are packed as people look for reassurance and spiritual support. many of those who come to pray have been taking part in the demonstrations in the nearby streets. and protesters who come from other parts of ukraine have been sleeping in the grounds of st. michael's cathedral. >> the church is not involved in politics. we don't take sides. but we do have a role to to support those in need. we have to open our doors. this is our mission. >> but at a nearby square priest have joined the protest movement. take a look at how organized everything is. this is where you can make a donation to the cause. opposition parties and activists ensure this money is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
an american teacher. it happened while the man was out runnin running in e eastern city. the imagine cut chemistry, no one has claimed responsible for the attack. six people are dead and several others wounded. was attacked on wednesday, suicide bombers and armed fighters attacked the compound. the gun battle with police, no group has said that it carried out the attack. >> now there are more syrians living in the jordanian province than jordanians. the influx is worrying resident that is say the refugee crieses is maiming them poorer and frustrated. >> the government says this is causing infrastructure to crumble, and that's significant funds are required to meet additional demand for services like water, sanitation, and electricity. >> the u.n. refugee agency and its partners are trying to mitigate the impact of the refugee crisis by funding clean up campaigns to improve sanitation here. an old bakery has been renovated with new equipment, to triple bread production and kate tore a larger population. they appreciate the help, but say jordanians need more support. >> all of these aid ag
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 9:20am EST
from a courtroom in detroit where the judge is giving the ruling on the city's bankruptcy. are they allowed to declare bankruptcy or not? first off, the court finds city has proved it is insolvent. the judge just said it. that's from our own jeff flock inside the courtroom. we'll bring you more details as they break. but the judge has just said, yes, detroit is insolvent. that's important. all right, everyone, kayleigh, thank you for joining us this morning. by the way, i understand you sat-- she's gone. you know, she sat an important exam yesterday. i want to know how it went. charles: oh, yeah, i think she's great. stuart: we'll bring her back and ask her. to washington, president obama will renew the obamacare pitch today talking about everything good about the law. should be a short speech. meanwhile on capitol hill more political theater. rich edson watching it in d.c. rich, what is this hearing all about? >> with he will -- well, stewart, the title is the president's constitutional duty to faithfully execute the nation's laws. basically what the republicans are looki
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
, five in rapid city, ala of areas across montana be the zero, 45 in dallas. won't above that for the next five days. the cold is here for a while. would get your wind chill. -28 and-9 in omaha, look at the rate picture, this is where the precipitation is going to be the next couple days, stuck right here, we continue to see impulses move across and bring freezing rain, rain and snow, to the north is snow, to the south is rain and there is an area in tennessee through areas like little rock and much of arkansas and dallas so at least half an inch of ice accumulating on the roads, the trees, the power line, widespread power outage event and potentially a lot of dangerous conditions on the roads, a lot of leaves on the trees, you will see those with the freezing rain, a very significant one. cheryl: thank you very much. adam: nicole petallides is there looking at different retailers with one thing in common. nicole: both of these are hitting all-time highs but $1 won't get you too far at tiffany's. dollar general came out with their numbers and this is every retailer's drea
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
crowds than had been seen in kiev city center twenty four hours peaceful yet to buy into account as saying the three of us together would be up to make a difference but one with ten twenty thirty one hundred thousand to one knee and they the government would be up to do anything. ukraine has been plunged into crisis by president kennedy's decision to fold though a free trade deal with europe and the russian pressure while the pro europe demonstrates his continue their occupation of key of c t cold and allies in parliament to pull for offensive no confidence level what they see is a match back toward saving the world for most can't. while ukraine's crimean a sense that the mass protests of the best in show on the situation resemble kick to the president appealed for calm in an interview with jen and it's an old tv channels. i know it no fake dna cuz it to pay to acknowledge the right to demonstrate and to free speech what is new moon. as for the people who came out to the rallies any show of when lisa was confirmed by everybody's freedom and right to speak them minds the truth in
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
pourous, open border, could be used with a stick of dynamite to set off a dirty bomb in major city. >> there are special sensors along the southern border with mexico to detect radio active material that may be potentially trying to be smuggled into the country. >> thank you, casey. >> we're getting more information on the killing of an american in benghazi. somebody shot and killed man from texas while he was on a jog. pentagon sources are saying the man was a teacher at benghazi's international school. that school confirmed he was a chemistry teacher there. he was 33 years old. usual officials long warned the city is dangerous for westerners. nobody is taking responsibility for the killing. a libyan official says it happened near the u.s. outpost, the side of the terror attack last year which left four americans dead, including our ambassador, christ city phoenix. >>> one child died and four others hurt after a dump truck crashed into a school bus in idaho. a sheriff spokeswoman there says as many as ten kids were on the bus, all of them sixth graders or younger. the says they we
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
it and clean it will be profit. growth is global derived in cities. when we think about where big, urban populations, that is where you have big concentrations of wealth and concentrations of rising income. us is a waying for to make the grid better. use your electric power utilities better. >> we are talking about these water,rends -- transport, smarter cities. what does this mean as far as u.s. versus europe and u.s. versus china? necessarilynot based on, enough to own a company in the u.s. or china. they focus on global companies. from our view, we do prefer europe over the u.s. at this point from a tactical standpoint the cubs we are seeing a change at the margins that europe is going to vote -- standpoint because we are seeing a change at the margins. >> i am looking at this euro zone economic senses. you say that you gradually gdp will catch up. >> that tends to be a leading indicator. >> as for china, what are you seeing? >> they posted a strong gdp number in the last quarter. we do see that china is on a growth trajectory that can go to bad --nd that is not so so .5% and that is
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
. and saving an ancient city we will tell you what pablo picasso's grandson is doing to was once partich of the alexander the great empire. we are back in a few minutes. >> welcome back to "money moves" on bloomberg television and on yourg all day long tablet, phone, and some argue the fed will reduce this month sooner than previously thought. credit specialists just one paying extra close attention. credit hedge fund manager recently shared her insights as the environment. she wrote a book as well, "investing in credit hedge funds oz." as she says, everyone is exposed to credits whether they realize not. >> the most interesting for me is the fact that the credit evolve.ontinues to and sitting on the seat, you know, on the front row managing actual portfolio for institutional investors when i look at where we were coming out of the credit crisis up to today, it's amazing the speed with which the market has evolved and also the expense of the fed intervention since then. thend i know that one of reasons that you actually wanted to work on the book is because you were the on
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
in jail after protesting in the city of alexandria in october. we first have reports from cairo. >> before saturday's appeal hearing these 14 women just 17 and 18 years old were facing 11 years in jail for taking part in a protest against egypt's military-backed government. the harsh sentences provoke outrage nationally and internationally. the appeal court now given the women one-year suspended sense. >> wthey are stronger than bef before. >> hseveral girls have been givn sentences for three months probation. >> we believe they are innocent. this is unjustified judgment. so for that the not 100% success, of course. >> but there are thousands of people still in jail in egypt yet to face trial for offenses they're accused of committing since the backdown of the las, d many believe that the government was trying to make an example of them. but that may have backfired. the focus is on the continue crackdown of anti-protest protesters. >> muslim brotherhood supporters have been acquitted. they were charged with spreading chaos after being arrested in cairo. the charges include attacking securi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
from the capital. >> we have heard gun fire and mortar rounds as well. all over this city. pretty close to where we are in this hotel now. the city is deserted. people are staying inside the homes. probably the worst fighting bungi has seen since sellicka rebels came into the capital taking control of the country in march in year. we understand - this is from the french military, that the people behind the attack, known as anti-ballica. they are a christian militia who started off as a protection force. now, we don't know whether they have actually grown in size, whether they do have a lot of heavy weaponry at the moment. the african forces which are here and present in bongi have been deployed to different parts of the city. their role is to protect the airport and french citizens. it comes as we wait for a u.n. security council to vote on a second resolution to tend in not only more troops but african forces. at the moment there's no one here to protect civilians. >> more ahead, including what a steal. while looters let loose on supermarkets and department stores in argentina. not jus
Dec 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
as well as a change in activity to justify the cost. >> okay. thank you. >> on page 20, the city plan per thousand has decreased 10 percent since 2 years ago. again, that was the high point that we picked. what we are doing if you will looking at the 96 per thousand kaiser 464 at the in point at 62.7. if you noticed as i mentioned earlier, the city plan is not that different in age and male female distribution. so you will notice that the factor one is much closer at 93 percent. you would not expect to see much changes. if you notice the average length of stay is at 5.9. there is about 1.75 spread between high and low and the blue line of skilled nursing is the most variable of them all of moving on to the cost per day, what you will notice is the current inpatient cost per day is about 62.43. it's an annual cost of 2.5 years. this is not unexpected and quite reasonable trend for this period of time. moving on to page 23. there is nothing as you look at the graph and you will see it pretty flat. the only thing to draw out here is that the growth is about 1.3 percent. there is a slight gro
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
with a one-two punch of ice and extremely bitter cold. this is the twin cities, minneapolis, st. paul where normally they eat winter storms for breakfast. 12 degrees right you in in minneapolis and with the windchill, zero degrees fahrenheit. forecasters there say this might be the coldest cold snap in ten years. >>> question, are you a casual football fan or are you a die hard football maniac? an impressive of blanket of snow didn't keep fans out of the stands or the players off the field in philadelphia. look at that. the philadelphia eagles won, by the way, 34-20 over detroit. both teams are winners when you think about what they played in. the highway patrol says eyes and bad visibility to blame in this pile-up in milwaukee countiy, wisconsin. 18 wheelers jack knifed and cars smashed into them. more than 40 vehicles wreck individual. police up and down the shore of lick michigan are advising people, guess what? stay home. >>> headed toward the east coast now, it is not wisconsin cold, but it is certainly nasty. 31 degrees and freezing. it is making for an interesting day at reagan natio
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
with this plan. >> elsewhere, an american teacher has been shot dead in libya. it happened in the eastern city of benghazi. gunman shot the man who works at an international school. no one has claimed responsibility for that attack. u.s. secretary of state has presented ideas on improving israeli security as part of the deal between israelis and palestinians. >> i believe we are making some progress. the parties remain committed to this task. they are meeting regularly and we have remind in very close touch with both leaders. once again, israel's security is fundamental to these negotiations. >> john kerry is in meetings today. we are in ramallah right now. >> they don't share the optimism that you might have gotten in the meeting between mr. kerry and mr. netanyahu. the palestinian negotiators say the process has ground to a halt and hope mr. kerry can get them out of what they're calling a crisis. the israelis say they are creating crisis. the palestinians say the israelis are not serious when it comes to talks. it is not clear if there have been any meaningful talks. they point to the conti
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
the financials all the time. i love the way these stocks are trading and look at citi. citi after being pulled off the reaction buy -- >> i loved the reaction today. >> they also raised from 58 to $60 on the target. that's exciting. >> and look for behavior average returns. >> exactly right. that's why when it dipped today, i said you know what, there's a great opportunity. the financials are turning. i grabbed someone, it got down to 51.60. i think it's going higher. >> i'm not as enthusiastic because i think that's impossible. in terms of where i would change my focus, away from interest rate sensitive stocks like housing and into interest rate sensitive stocks like banks that benefit from a steepening yield curve. >> not all rets are created equal. >> companies like reits. people have been chasing yield all year long with interest rates going up, reits will be less and less attractive. you have to be sensitive. >> it's normalization, interest rates going up is healthy for the market. well diversified portfolio. >> let's move. our next guest thinks it will be good for equities. one-time bear
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
, it was about the same time ms. tech city. tech city is this country's most important technology clusters and in fact one of the world's most important technology clusters. the fact that the government and private sector can work together , if you look at media city and manchester and every other big city, tech city has provided a blueprint by which these clusters of businesses can come together. the most important thing is atop the story up in terms of how successful tech city has been to this country. there are so many other things that can be done. the doubling of the start up an important part of backing a proven winner which is small business. >> one of the things i've yet to truly feel is the link from a geographical point of view between what is a hundred meters down the road that way and what is a hundred meters up the road that weight. we saw the technology boom collapse in 2000, what that did was act as a kickstart her for what was a huge evolution of the tech scene. with having a similar thing in financial services. it is get these two -- starting but you sense that we are in t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
cancer medication. is this really saving money? the growing trend to try and eliminate state and city workers in an effort to save the state money. they turn these over to the private health care companies, are they saving money? yes, there is a cost savings, but when you start throwing in lawsuits, cost taxpayers more than a million dollars, those lawsuits can start to really add up. >> since we've gone to privatization weren't there always problems with health care? >> there were problems, problems that were documented. there are problems with prison health care now. prison health care has been a long ongoing issue in this country but the statistics are quite certain. when you look at what happened there, particularly in arizona, the number of deaths since privatization have gone way up. also the number of suicides have gone way up. that's because these private companies are cutting back for services for mental health. >> i think there are a lot of people who with all due respect will say, these people have been put in prison for a reason. how much does the system actually owe them?
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
to come out to watch what is going on. but there are still tens of thousands of those in the city who are preferring to stay under forces at the airport. >> a suicide-bomber drove a car explosive into the main gates and building. the ministry complex has been targeted because u.s. drones were being operated from there. >>> seven filipinos killed in an attack. they were working the hospital at military headquarters. 10 million filipinos work overseas. >>> we have more from kiev and anti-government protests. >> reporter: there has been a headline set for demonstrators in kiev to take city hall. let's take you live to kiev. >> reporter: in the last few minutes we heard from the opposition meeting behind me at the trade union house, which they've been using as protest headquarters throughout the demonstration. their initial reaction is how can we negotiate and hold talks when we are surrounded by riot police. that's their message to the government. now they have not ruled out completely the idea of talks. they have been willing to negotiate, and that is the removal of president yanukovych
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
and meaning long woohoo. i eye. the key to the city is in berlin this is the journal. it can be with us. the story. gale force winds battering northern europe in the first one to store. goalies to amber shares in ukraine. most western foreign ministers meeting in kiev expressed support for the opposition this is rich in year to europe remain at record lows ecb chief sunday threatened to punish banks that don't pass it on to clients the it'll be your main account or if your store again for swings and wants to lead to the north this week canadians pay the founding forecasters are calling on the first major winter storm in northern germany ferries and trains have been canceled schools closed and residents are being asked to stay indoor. scotland and britain killing at least two people and the thing behind the creator of damage and destruction. ominous clouds covered the city of glasgow as water levels rise to dangerous levels. when some of the two hundred and twenty km house whipped across scotland. the pitching trees and causing widespread disruption to transport and power supplies. just
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
in the city of tripoli and they have taken sides in the war in neighboring syria and people have been putting up barricades to protect their homes from snipers. and a rebel group says it sees an army base where an up rising began 2 1/2 years ago and released a statement on sunday night saying it took a weapons depo on the city and took the weapons and ammunitions and military gear from the base. to egypt says they are one step closer to holding elections and it will allow the army to try civilians in military courts and let it decide who the defense minister will be for the next eight years and the political parties based on religion, that is bad news for the deposed muslim brotherhood and go to a referendum next year and elections will take place in six months and we are in cairo and basically we are hearing it will bolster the military's hand and the parties, are those the highlights? >> those are the highlights and there was one additional change that took place last night before the draft was finalized. originally the plan was to have the constitution put to referendum and parliamentary e
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
could provide even more. i want to walk over to the big wall and show you what we have brewing. the city of new york, we saw it, maybe some snow yesterday. not so much. tomorrow is the day for that. three to six inches there. but you see through the heart of fox country, down atlanta, memphis, you got yours, to the north and west of there. atlanta is getting it. this is a loop from the past 24 hours, the raleigh durham area and up the east coast, football fans, you saw it over the weekend, the systems making an icy mess in new england and michigan, while states to the south are dealing with heavy rain. tomorrow, another storm expected to hit the east coast with more ice and snow. the frozen mess made for dangerous driving. slick roads caused pileups. cars slid out of control. officials in philly report they got nine inches of snow. more than the city had in all of last year. it caught a lot of drives offguard. >> this guy comes up on the left-hand side shoulder and just blew by us. hit the gentleman in front of us. his car kept spinning, his motor was smoking. >> there's no salt down, ev
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
: there are stunning details in the deadly train derailment in america's largest city. what we know about how fast that train was going when it took that curve. we are live on the scene. >> i heard a lot of crown cold fronting and grinding and i started seeing stars in front of my eyes, i thought, this is the end. 0 that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahe
Dec 4, 2013 2:30pm PST
bruxelles and ghent became two of its largest industrial cities. [bells ringing] we can catch a realistic glimpse of flemish urban life through the window of religious paintings, such as this madonna by robert campin. in italy, 15th-century artists used perspective and the study of antiquity to depict a suitable setting for their religious paintings. by contrast, a northern painter such as campin in his merode altarpiece, saw no great divide between the past and present, between the look of antiquity and the late medieval world. joseph, in his carpenter's workshop, is depicted with detailed realism-- the tools of his trade and the townscape visible through the window. one sign of bruge's success as a trading center was s wealthy communit of italian merchants and bankers. out of this community came the most famous wedding portrait in western art. here in 1434, jan van eyck shows giovanni arnolfini, a hugely wealthy italian moneylender and tapestry dealer to duke philip the good of burgundy. he's about to marry an equally wealthy young italian, giovanna cenami, whose family lived in france,
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